Ocado Q3 sales jump 9.9%

Online grocer Ocado today reported a 9.9 per cent increase in total sales to £162.6 million for its third quarter despite disruption from the...

Olympics fever weakens online sales

British shoppers spent £5.8 billion online in August, according to figures released today, representing an 11 per cent drop on the previous month. Although...

eBay trials click & collect

Online marketplace eBay is trialling a click & collect service in the UK in conjunction with its retail partners, it has been announced today....

Comment:Apps to unlock mobile market for SMEs

It‘s clear to see that larger brands currently dominate the digital landscape. So, for many smaller businesses, the idea of infiltrating the mobile market...

Slingshot launches online shopping service

M-commerce start-up Slingshot has launched an online shopping platform allowing users to click or scan a product directly to their online retailer shopping basket...

eBay launches Henry Holland pop-up

Online marketplace eBay has today announced plans to launch a ‘digital pop-up store‘ in collaboration with British designer Henry Holland. As part of the...

Downsizing store portfolios “necessary”, says report

Downsizing store portfolios is a necessary step for retailers looking to preserve sales volumes, according to a report released today. Business advisory firm Deloitte...

Amazon adds to Kindle Fire family

Pure-play e-tailer Amazon has unveiled its latest two additions to its Kindle family as it seeks to maintain its status as the world‘s most...

Comment: A simple guide to ‘Total Mobile‘ multichannel marketing

Velti recently announced the findings of its research into consumer attitudes to multi-channel marketing (MCM) for retail in the UK. The results suggest that...

Tesco acquires Andy McNab’s Mobcast

Supermarket giant Tesco has acquired e-book platform provider Mobcast as it seeks to strengthen its digital entertainment offering, it has been announced today. Co-founded...

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